Data Privacy Analyst at Sendwave
🔭 Our mission & vision
Zepz is the group powering two leading global remittance brands: WorldRemit and Sendwave. Since 2010, we have been disrupting an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players with our relentless focus to reduce the cost of remittances and increase safety and convenience for our users. Every day, our people work to unlock the prosperity of cross-border communities through finance and technology - driven by our vision of a world that celebrates migrants’ impact on prosperity, at home and abroad.
Our brands helped cross-border communities send over $15bn from 50 countries to recipients in 130 countries in 2022. We operate over 5,000 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ over 1,600 people globally. Zepz is a remote-first employer, with team members located across six continents.
Our vision is to create a world that celebrates migrants’ impact on prosperity, at home and abroad. Our purpose is to unlock the prosperity of cross-border communities through finance and technology.
We act like owners - We are relentlessly delivering for our users and spending money thoughtfully.
We embrace embarrassing honesty - We function best when we're open and honest with one another — especially about our challenges and doubts.
We have a bias to action - We get to first outcomes quickly, iterate and learn.
We strive to be better - We may make mistakes, but always learn from them.
We are inclusive - to better reflect and serve our users.
About the role
To assist and advise on data protection compliance at Zepz, You will support the Zepz Group Privacy function on all aspects of data protection and its related areas. Reporting to the Group Data Protection Officer, this is a diverse and varied role which will involve providing support with day to day operations within Zepz or as may be assigned, along with legal research and assessing risks associated with complex data processing activities.
Reporting to the Group Data Protection Officer and directly supervised by the Group Data Privacy Manager, you will:
Respond to data subject rights requests and queries sent to Sendwave.
Provide timely updates to the Group Privacy Team relating to data breaches, escalated incidents and data subject rights issues.
Conduct Data Protection Impact Assessments and Legitimate Interests Assessments and work closely with Sendwave internal and external stakeholders in order to ensure risk assessments are thorough and accurately capture associated privacy risks.
Conduct Transfer Impact Assessments for the ZEPZ Group with particular emphasis on Sendwave’s international data transfers.
Conduct ad hoc research on global and domestic privacy legislation, tracking changes and developments and communicating important updates to the team.
Assist with conducting internal data protection audits, updating data maps and records of processing.
Assist with global data privacy projects where required.
Generally assist with administrative and other privacy assignments on behalf of the team and other tasks as may be defined by theGroup DPO to meet the operational needs of the ZEPZ Group.
What we’re looking for:
Demonstrated experience gained in the field of privacy and data protection or tech security compliance. Including strong knowledge of GDPR and US privacy laws with robust analytical and research skills.
Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or equivalent privacy certification is highly desired.
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage, prioritise, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Strong verbal and written communications skills, in particular, being able to effectively communicate clearly and concisely.
Self-directed, proactive, and creative: uses sound judgment and navigates ambiguity to get things done.
Capable of designing and delivering data protection training for different audiences.
Experience in conducting DPIAs, LIAs and liaising with stakeholders in order to complete DPIAs in a timely manner.
Ability to work independently and take ownership of assignments, sometimes acting as the single point of contact for projects.
What we offer you:
We have five core benefits for our talent in the US, UK, Philippines, Poland, and South Africa. If you're not in one of those regions, don’t worry - the Talent team can let you know what is available for you specifically:
Unlimited Annual Leave: Most Zepz team members are eligible for unlimited annual leave. Colleagues in customer-facing roles, and those who qualify for overtime, receive a competitive holiday allowance and four recharge days a year. Feel free to make the most
of your time off and maintain a healthy work-life balance!
Private Medical Cover: You can opt-in to a Private Medical Insurance scheme. This provides you with access to thorough medical coverage, so you can feel confident in your health and well-being.
Retirement: We offer pension schemes to help you plan for and secure your future.
Life Assurance: Life assurance is available to give you peace of mind and protect your loved ones in case of the unexpected.
Parental Leave: We offer competitive parental leave schemes to ensure you are spending as much quality time with your new bundle of joy as possible.
We are also remote-first as an organisation, offering flexibility for you to work where you need to be most productive. In many locations, we have workspaces, which you can use as you desire.
Most roles in the Philippines are predominately office-based, with this we offer free meals for those 100% on-site.
In addition to the above, you will discover that we have a range of secondary perks (such as the cycle-to-work scheme and employee discounts) depending on your location, to help you thrive at Zepz!
Why choose Zepz?
Our team of over 1600+ employees is fully distributed across the world. We are working from coffee shops, homes, and co-working spaces — making us one of the larger fully distributed growth-stage startups in the world but we also offer workspace in our talent cluster locations - spaces we can meet, collaborate and connect.
We are proud parents, community organizers, farmers, band members, yoga teachers, YouTube influencers, former Olympians, and serial entrepreneurs.
We collectively speak over twenty languages, including Akuapem, Amharic, Bengali, Ewe, Fante, Ga, Igbo, Kalenjin, Luganda, Oromo, Somali, Swahili, Wolof, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.
At Zepz, embodying our commitments binds us together. We are collectively passionate about striving to achieve our vision and purpose - to continue to provide the best service to our users.
Ready to apply?
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If interested, please submit your resume along with a cover letter (optional), highlighting why your experience demonstrates you meet the requirements of the role. Please also indicate the countries in which you have work authorization. While Zepz supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skills.
At Zepz we record interviews using Metaview (https://metaview.ai). It helps us become better interviewers by recording and transcribing our interviews, and ensures we interview candidates in a fair & consistent manner. It is not required. Please let us know if you’d like to opt out of the use of Metaview - this will not affect the outcome of your interview.
Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Zepz is a place where everyone can thrive.
So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, and if at all you might need any form of support to make the process as comfortable as possible, please let us know and give us a shot by applying. We want you to be excited to wake up to make an impact every day.
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